Ebonized Dining Table by Pierre Gautier-Delaye

Ebonized Dining Table by Pierre Gautier-Delaye

PIERRE GAUTIER-DELAYE (1923-2006)
France
Circa 1970s
Ebonized wood
29” high x 59” wide x 37 ¼” deep

Pierre Gautier-Delaye was one of the great French modernist designers. Like Pierre Chapo and Le Corbusier, he worked with Charlotte Periand. This ebonized table has a distinctly Japanese feeling. The legs flare almost imperceptibly, and while the design is strongly rectangular, the outer corners are softly rounded. The middle interstice is a bold design stroke.

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